Outline of the 13th HOPE Meeting
About HOPE Meetings
HOPE Meetings give opportunities to excellent graduate students selected from countries and areas in the Asia-Pacific and Africa region to engage in interdisciplinary discussions with Nobel Laureates and other distinguished scientists pioneering the frontiers to knowledge. It is hoped that the experience the students gain at the meeting will inspire and motivate them to become excellent scientists able to shoulder the future of science and technology in the region.
Monday, 7 ー Friday, 11 March, 2022
○Registration and Orientation: Sunday, 6 March, 2022 (tentative)
Tsukuba-city, Japan (tentative)
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
The participants will comprise about 25 PhD students and young researchers from the institutions in Japan and 75 selected PhD students and young researchers from countries/areas of the Asia-Pacific and Africa region;
Australia, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Philippines, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam
About 6 to 7 Nobel laureates (in the fields of natural sciences)
JSPS has decided to postpone the 13th HOPE Meeting for one year until March 2022
due to concern about COVID-19 pandemic.
An open call for domestic (in Japan) participants will be issued
for the 13th HOPE Meeting in June 2021 (tentative).
Overseas applicants should contact a relevant institution in his/her country listed in the
Overseas Cooperating Institutions page.
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